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Reconsidering the Immigration–Crime Nexus in Europe: Ethnic Differences in Juvenile Delinquency

Clemens Kroneberg

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines inter-ethnic differences in juvenile delinquency in the four CILS4EU countries. I employ a finer-grained and more comparable breakdown by generational status and ethnic origin ... More


Segmented Assimilation and Jimmy Santiago Baca’s Prison Counterpublics

John Alba Cutler

in Ends of Assimilation: The Formation of Chicano Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210113
eISBN:
9780190210144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210113.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter reads for the sociological concept of segmented assimilation in Jimmy Santiago Baca’s poetry. Segmented assimilation critiques classic assimilation theory yet still reaffirms many of ... More


Coming to America: Ghanaians and U. S. Immigration

Moses O. Biney

in From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786390
eISBN:
9780814789810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786390.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Ghanaian migration to the United States within the context of American immigration policies and incorporation theories. It outlines the three main theories of immigrant ... More


Into the Underclass or Out of the Barrio?: Immigrant Integration in Latino Los Angeles

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter draws from census and American Community Survey data (ACS) to evaluate the fitness of Los Angeles as a case study in segmented assimilation theory. It reveals that many elements of ... More


Immigrants and Ethnics: Post–World War II Italian Immigration and Boston’s North End (1945–2016)

James S. Pasto

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents post-World War II Italian immigration to Boston’s North End against tropes of mafia, racial conflict, and white flight in favor of analysis in terms of segmented assimilation ... More


New Second-Generation Youth Culture in the Twilight of Italian American Ethnicity

Donald Tricarico

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter views the Italian American youth culture known as “Guido” as a collective ethnic adaptation by young people whose immigrant parents settled in New York City, most notably Bensonhurst, ... More


An Analysis of Poverty in Hmong American Communities

Yang Sao Xiong

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the causes of and solutions to socioeconomic immobility in the Hmong American community. It assesses the key factors that make poverty an enduring problem for Hmong in two ... More


Disentangling Race-Gender Work Experiences: Second-Generation Caribbean Young Adults in New York City

Nancy Lopez

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies how the real work experiences of second-generation Caribbean young adults influence their views on the role of education in their lives. The first section discusses the segmented ... More


Working Side by Side: Intergenerational Family Dynamics

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter challenges segmented assimilation theory by looking at parent–child work relations. Unlike the parents in this study, all of the children I interviewed speak English and are familiar ... More


Introduction: Ethnogenesis: Coming of Age in Immigrant America

Rubén G. Rumbaut and Alejandro Portes

in Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the manifold impact of immigration on the cities and states of the United States, especially in major urban centers where large immigrant communities have sprouted. It explains ... More


Introduction: Working with la Familia

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The introduction sets the context for the study of street vending children who work side by side with their undocumented parents in Los Angeles. This chapter outlines the various strategies the ... More


The Employment of Second Generations in France: The Republican Model and the November 2005 Riots

Roxane Silberman

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter shows how members of the second generation may suffer discrimination. It examines the ethnic penalties and difficulties encountered by the second generation in the French labor market. ... More


Conclusion: Renewing Political Cartographies

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the political activities and organization of Dominican-Americans in Washington Heights in New York City. The results indicate that ... More


Recovery from Gang Life: Two Models of Faith and Reintegration

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter builds upon the body of literature on segmented assimilation and religion by examining how two urban American ministries facilitated immigrant-origin Latino recovery from gangs in the ... More


‘Race’ and Ethnicity

Coretta Phillips and Lucinda Platt

in Social Advantage and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737070
eISBN:
9780191800597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737070.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

While the process of conceptualizing, defining, and measuring race and ethnicity as key elements of human identities is complex, both have long been regarded as markers of social advantage and ... More


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